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E-books: Home

Finding and using our Online books

Searching for E-books

  • Most of our E-books will be found in Library Search (above).  Narrow your results by selecting Books, then Full Text Online (see below)
  • To view the book, go to the  'View Online' option, then 'Open source in new window'
  • You may then be asked to login with your usual University of Dundee username and password


Using E-books at Dundee

  • The Library buys books in electronic format whenever possible
  • We have thousands of online books, and all of them can be read on any computer which is connected to the Internet
  • Many can also be downloaded for a period of time to laptops, tablets, and other devices, for reading offline
  • You can usually print out up to 5% of an online book
  • Our e-books come from many different publishers or suppliers, and offer different levels of functionality
  • The host sites always include detailed Help pages, or User guides
  • Due to licensing restrictions, our e-books are only available to current staff and students of the University of Dundee
  • You can find our e-books through Library search (see left hand side of this page), and on the publishers' sites (see the other tabs on this guide)

Our E-book Collections

Details on downloading, printing and other features available are included on the tabs in this guide